Trucking landed among the 10 careers spotlighted in the 2016 CareerCast.com Jobs Rated report on Most Dangerous Jobs. In the days since, a new column on the Department of Labor's blog underscores the hazards of working on the roadways.

Per the DoL:

Heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers also have the highest number of nonfatal injuries and illnesses that require ...

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Times are tough right now with the economy, and interviews are hard to come by. Here are some tips to maximize your chances of acing the interview and getting that truck driving job you seek.

Preparing for the Interview

Preparation before an interview cannot be stressed enough. Be sure to research the truck driving company you are applying at. ...

Tumbling fuel prices have given trucking companies more flexibility and allowed them — and their customers — to save money.

“We’re crossing our fingers that it stays this way,” said Morgan, president of Oklahoma City-based Amazing Movers.

The company has two diesel trucks and one that uses gasoline. All three have seen significant fuel savings over the past several weeks. ...

You've finally done it - you've decided to go to school and learn to be a truck driver.  When you make the decision to start driving a truck, you're in for some major life changes.  It can be hard to know exactly where to begin, so here are some tips that will get you behind the wheel of an 18-wheeler ...

In the past year, construction hiring increased in 61% of US metropolitan statistical areas, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released by the Associated General Contractors of America.

With the industry on the rise, some of the most abundant opportunities are in trucking positions, a WANTED analytics study finds.

Construction employers may also feel market pressure when ...

Obtaining a job as a truck driver can be an extremely rewarding experience, whether you want to improve your current job or simply wish to try something new. Likely, you are interested in the opportunity to work an independent job. There are many ways to establish a successful career in the trucking industry. First, you should consider the lifestyle, requiring ...

Steady hiring in the trucking industry has lifted jobs to numbers near pre-recession heights. Per the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the February 2015 gain of almost 3,000 new hires brings trucking to a total of 1.45 million employed workers.

 

Return from the doldrums of the recession has been consistent from month to month since 2010, save occasional ...

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